ACTIVITIES FOR VILLAGE DRIVE VILLAGE

Silver Members may phone the helpline concierge for details and RSVPs. 

Others please contact concierge@villagedrivevillage.org or 571-274-5349 for carpooling, more information, or RSVPs.

WEDNESDAY WALKING CLUB. Meet at our pond-side bench near Brentwood Park Playground  9:00 every Wednesday, weather permitting. We walk about a mile around the neighborhood. Dogs and children welcome. You can park at the cul de sac on Goodwood or at the end of Village Drive. https://goo.gl/maps/8afHNdxVheyghrHo9  

SATURDAY SAUNTERING CLUB.   9:00 every Saturday.  We walk about 2 miles on paved or gravel trails, along a creek, around ponds and the pollinator meadow. We often see hawks, deer, heron, ducks, foxes.....  Meet at NE corner of the Government Center Parking Lot C, far left of the flag:https://www.google.com/maps/place/Parking+Lot+C/@38.8545633,-77.3591311,372m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x89b64f6b7dbb504d:0xf9fc3ceb323f556a!8m2!3d38.854722!4d-77.3577927?hl=en 

This is a good time to bring your recyclable glass to the glass recycling bins at the Government Center

Postponed until Fall?  LUNCH BUNCH.  Thursday, 11:30 (usually every month on the second and fourth Thursday).  LOCATION CHANGED:  This Thursday we’re eating out at the Global Bistro, 4401 Village Drive, https://www.myglobalbistro.com/.  It’s a very economical cafeteria with large servings of very tasty selections.  Last time we ate there, most of us either shared or took doggie bags home.  Global Bistro has helped our VIllage with last summer’s National Night Out and with our Christmas event in December.  So come order your lunch and find our Lunch Bunch table to socialize with other members of the club and maybe some neighbors.  Just meet us there or RSVP to 571 274 5349 or concierge@villagedrivevillage.org. Silver Members may phone our 302 magnet number.

 

Postponed until Fall? SPANISH CONVERSATION CLUB: 4:00 every Thursday at The Woodlands Ball Room.

The Spanish Conversation Club is for beginners (and those who want to refresh their skills) to learn and practice speaking with each other, focusing on phrases for polite encounters with Latinos in shops, restaurants, our homes, and travels. The Club has members from Village Drive Village and The Woodlands, led by experienced teachers from our neighborhood. Contact news@villagedrivevillage.org for carpooling or more information. Silver Members may phone their concierge.

Postponed until June?  FIREPIT FRIDAY HAPPY HOUR:  5:30-8:30 Friday  

Bring a snack and beverage to share at Firepit Fridays, a drop-in BYOB event currently open to neighbors as well as our own members and volunteers. The party usually lasts from 5:30 till 8:30 so that people can come and leave whenever it suits their job and family schedules or personal preferences.

Postponed until ?  BROWN BAG LUNCH BUNCH.  Thursdays, 11:30, usually every month on the second and fourth Thursday.  Bring your lunch and beverage to socialize with other members of the club and neighbors we’d like to get to know.  Please RSVP to 571 274 5349 or concierge@villagedrivevillage.org. Silver Members may phone our 302 magnet number.

To be RESCHEDULED: MASTERS MONDAY.  April 6, 7:00 at The Woodlands Ball Room.

"Braddock District Town Hall" with Supervisor James R. Walkinshaw, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors.  Our newly-elected Braddock Supervisor Walkinshaw wants to get to know us and said, “I plan to spend my first year in office visiting as many neighborhoods and communities as possible, so I can learn what matters to you and where you feel we can improve as a county. “  Here’s a good opportunity to get to know him and to let him know what matters to us.  If you’d like to know more about Walkinshaw and our Braddock District, subscribe to the Braddock Beacon newsletter at braddock@fairfaxcounty.gov.

To be RESCHEDULED: MASTERS MONDAY.  May 4?, 7:00 at The Woodlands Ball Room.

“The Golden Era at The Washington Post" with Bob Levey, Former Columnist The Washington Post

Bob Levey will discuss “The Golden Era at The Washington Post". He was the first reporter hired by the legendary editor Ben Bradlee and sat between Woodward and Bernstein during Watergate. Mr. Levey had a three-decade friendship with the famous publisher of The Post, Katharine Graham. He will discuss all these people, and also his daily column, “Bob Levey’s Washington,” which ran between 1981 and 2004. Mr. Levey will also discuss the state of journalism today and discuss his new novel, LARRY FELDER, CANDIDATE, which is about journalism and local politics.

To be RESCHEDULED: VILLAGE YARD SALE I & BOOK EXCHANGE.  

To be RESCHEDULED: VILLAGE YARD SALE II. @ Craftsman Auto.  

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT.  October 6. (already rescheduled)